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“Fall II” Recap

Andrew Petropulos, Sports Editor May 15, 2021

Although many fall sports were postponed earlier this year, they got a second chance to compete in a newly created “Fall II” season. The season started at the end of the winter sports season and overlapped...

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Athlete Sportlight: Takiera Darrow

Lucy Igoe, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

Echo: How long have you been playing volleyball for? Takiera Darrow: I started in eighth grade, but then, when the season started I got concussed so I really started in ninth grade because I had to...

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MIAA Approves a “Fall II” Season

Andrew Petropulos, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

If you’re still disappointed about losing your chance to compete in your fall sport, don’t despair. With “Fall II” on the horizon, there may be hope after all.  This fall, students who wished...

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DeVonta Smith Wins Heisman; Proves Size isn’t Everything

John Skavlem, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

The Heisman trophy is the most prestigious award in all of college football. It is presented to the player who was voted to have the best season by the 870 selected Heisman voters. The award is typically...

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Does Not Deserve the Hype. Here’s Why:

Pablo Santos , Staff Writer December 19, 2020

In the world of sports, everyone has their own opinions. Some might not agree with it, and some might. Some might even call you a fool for expressing your opinion. For example, someone I know believes...

Fall Sports Season Concludes

Lucy Igoe, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

Although COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, Mount Greylock worked hard to ensure that students would have some semblance fall sports season. Cross Country and golf, which were ruled “low risk”...

Athlete Sportlight: Kate Swann

Andrew Petropolous, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

The Echo sat down with Mount Greylock Girls Cross Country runner Kate Swann, who recently completed an undefeated season. Swann also qualified for the Nike Cross Virtual Championships, which she competed...

Future of Winter Sports Season Remains Unclear

Quin Repetto, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

With the conclusion of golf and cross country, this year’s shortened and COVID-restricted fall sports season has begun to wind down.  Now that fall sports have begun to subside, many are turning...

Fantasy Football Gains Popularity at Greylock and Beyond

John Skavlem, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

Over the past few decades, Fantasy Football has emerged as one of the most popular forms of sports entertainment. As if watching your favorite team on the gridiron was not entertaining enough, avid fans...

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Lebron leads the Lakers to the Brink of a Championship

Pablo Santos, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

On August 17th, the NBA playoffs restarted after the league was forced to shut down after two time defensive player of the year Rudy Gobert (center for the Utah Jazz) tested positive mid for COVID-19 in...

Cross Country Team Adjusts to Regulations

Phoebe Barnes , Staff Writer October 6, 2020

COVID-19 has caused uncertainty throughout every community, even that of professional sports. Players in the NBA, for example, must live in a ‘Bubble’ with no outside contact in order to compete safely....

The NFL Returns

John Skavlem, Sports Editor October 3, 2020

As fall ushers in cooler weather and brightly colored leaves, so too arrives the beginning of sports seasons across the country.  As many Mount Greylock student-athletes can attest, there was a large...

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